Land Patent to Jonathan Bateman
423 acres Vinyard Island in Scupernong
His Excelly John Lord Carteret and the Rest of the True & Absolute Lords PropRs. To all to whom these presents shall Come in Our Lord God Everlasting Know ye that we the said Lords and Absolute PropRs. According to our Great Deed of Grant bearing Date the first day of May Anno Dom 1668 Given to our County of Albemarle under our Hands and Great Seal of Our Province Do hereby Give & Grant unto Jonathan Bateman a Tract or parcel of Land containing ffour Hundred Twenty Three Acres Called Vinyard Island in Scupernong Beginning on the River on the Et. Side of the Ship Yard at a Gum thence NNE210 pole to a Gum Then E & be S Southerly 220 pole to a pine then along Mathew Caswells line to another pine Then SSE210 pole to the River then along the Courses of the River to the first Station being Due for the Importation of One person for Every ffifty Acres as appears of Record Under this patent.
To have & to hold the said Land with all Rights & priviledges of Hunting ffishing and ffowling with all Woods Waters & Rivers with all profits Comoditys and Heriditaments to the same belonging or appertaining (Except One half of all Gold & Silver Mines) unto him the said Jonathan Bateman his Heirs and assigns for Ever in as large and ample Manner to all Intents and purposes as in and by the said Deed is Granted or Intented Yeilding and paying unto us Our Heirs and Successors Yearly Every Twenty Ninth day of Septmeber the ffee Rent of One Shilling for every ffifty Acres hereby Granted to be holden of Us Our Heirs & Successors in ffree & Comon Soccage provided that if the said Jonathan Bateman shall not Seat & plant or Cause to be Seated and planted thereon within Three Years after the Date hereof then this Patent to be Void Otherwise to Stand and be in full force Given under the Seal of the Colony the ffifth Day of August Anno Dom 1730. Witness Our Trusty and Well beloved Sir Richard Everard Barrt. Govr. And the rest of Our Trusty & well Beloved Councellors who have hereunto set their Hands. Richd. Everhard, J. Lovick, C. Gale, Jno. Palin, Rd. Sanderson, Edmd. Gale, J. Worley.
Land Patent to Jonathan Bateman
102 acres River Percoson
His Excelly John Lord Carteret Palatin and the rest of the True & Absolute Lords Proprietors To all to whom these Presents shall come Greeting In our Lord God Everlasting Know yee that Wee the sd Lords and Absolute Proprietors according to our Great Deed of Grant bearing Date the first day of May Anno Dom 1668 Given to our County of Albemarle under our Hands and Great Seal of Our Province Doe hereby give & grant unto Jonath. Bateman Junr. a Tract of Land containing Two Hundred and Two Acres beginning at a pine by the Main Body of Reeds then S.10E140 pole to a Sweet Gum Samuels Spruels corner a Gum then along his line S75W102 pole to a Gum then S28W130 pole to a White Oak the River percosan, then binding on the River percoson S70W100 pole to a popular in the River percoson Pettivers corner Tree Then binding on Pettivers line 100 pole to the main body of Reeds then binding on the Main body of Reeds to the first station being due for the Importation of One person for every fifty acres as appears upon Record under this patent.
To have and to hold the sd. Land with all Rights & priviledges of Hunting Hawking Fishing and Fowleing with all Profits Commoditys and Heriditaments to the same belonging or appertaining (Except one one half of all Gold & Silver Mines) unto him the said Jonath. Bateman his Heirs and Assigns for Ever Yielding and paying unto us our Heirs and Successors Yearly Every Twenty Ninth day of September the ffee rent of One Shilling for every fifty Acres hereby granted to be holden of us Our Heirs & Successors in ffree & Common Soccage Provided that if the sd. Jonathan Bateman his Heirs or Assigns shall not Seat & Plant or Cause to be Seated and planted thereon within three years after the date hereof then this patent to be void otherwise to stand and be in full force Given under the Seal of the Colony this 5th Day of August 1730 Witness Our Trusty and well beloved Sir Richard Everard Baronet Governor and the rest of Our Trusty & well beloved Councilors who have hereunto set their hands. Richd. Everhard, J. Lovick, Jno. Palin, Edmd. Gale, Rd. Sanderson, J. Worley, C. Gale.
Source: Albemarle County Records; Vol. 2; pg. 47-48 [Microfilm C.002.10001
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